General Resources

Here4TN has a variety of resources related to mental and emotional health. A Depression Screening Tool from Mental Health America is available at this link, while a newsletter with information about suicide awareness, loneliness and back-to-school challenges is available at this link.


 Middle School


Class Dojo Ideas

SEL while you watch tv/movies:

Brain Pop

CASEL Vanderbilt's Guide To Teaching Kids Feelings  

Discovery Education


ReThink Ed


Kids Health Mindfulness

Head Space 

CALM App Free Resources



School- fee involved


Autism Speaks

ADHD- Attitude Magazine

Teaching Tolerance

Movement and De-stressing


Teens- and

Character Education

Quotes and videos-

Books, games, and apps-

Second Step-paid licensing fee

Overcoming Obstacles-free


Social emotional development-

For parenting support, and

Academic Skills

Study Skills

Study Skills Guides

Organizing Skills

Time Management


College and Career Development

Turning At Risk Into Promise: A college and career readiness group for African American middle school boys

Education Planner

My Next Move

Occupational Outlook Handbook

TN College and Career Planning

College for TN

Suicide Prevention

Signs of Suicide-paid subscription

Jason Foundation

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

Internet Safety

Cyberbullying Research Center

Computer Monitoring Software

Smart Social

Parental Controls for Devices, Apps, etc.

Bullying Prevention


Stop Bullying

Bystander Revolution

Kiwanis Kids

LGBTQ Resources

Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Natural High

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Project Alert

Truth Initiative

 High School

SEL Lessons


ReThink Ed



Down Dog app

Head Space 

CALM App Free Resources



School- fee involved

College and Career Development

Tennessee 2020 ACT College and Career Readiness Workshop : for the latest ACT Updates, Resources, and PD.  They can also share this link with administrators, testing coordinators, and teachers who help with the school or district’s College and Career Readiness Plan or Strategic Assessment Plan in improving scores and increasing opportunities for students.

College Prep Checklist

Education Planner

My Next Move

Occupational Outlook Handbook

TN College and Career Planning

College for TN

Choosing a College When You Can’t Visit

College Board for Counselors Website.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook - This website & book are updated every two years. There is extensive data on occupations, including long-term outlook projections showing the estimated growth or reduction of jobs by occupation.

Kuder Assessment - Use the Tennessee College and Career Planning System to assess your interests, skills, and work values. Sponsored by Edsouth, every student in Tennessee is able to access this planning system free of charge.

O*Net -  U.S. Department of Labor database describes 1122 occupations by 483 characteristics. The site also provides skills and assessment instruments.  

Peterson's Culinary Schools - This site contains a listing of top cooking and restaurant management schools in the United States and around the world.    

CareerInfoNet - This site provides keyword-search capability for hundreds of occupations as well as extensive descriptions about them, including detailed data about their employment outlook and salary range as a national average and by each state.      

Tennessee Career Information Delivery System (TCIDS) -      

America's Job Bank -

NCAA Eligibility Information

Academic Support

Test Prep

MyACT  Used to register for the ACT National test, send scores, and more. At the bottom of this page is a link and a phone number for help that a student can use after consulting the FAQs.

ACT FAQs and Help

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Support

Signs of Suicide-paid subscription

Jason Foundation

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide


Movement and De-stressing

Humble Warriors Yoga and Mindfulness--From a School Counselor, Teacher and Yoga Instructor!  Check back for additional videos

Resources for Counselors Educators/ Higher Ed

Frequently Asked Questions and Resources

Q: Can we refer to outside agencies?

A: Yes. Teachers, Principals and School Personnel – As enacted, authorizes a school counselor to refer or help facilitate a referral of a parent or legal guardian’s student to a counselor or therapist for mental health assessments or services. – Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49 and Title 63. Read more about SB 0341 here. 

Q: What are the guidelines regarding restraint of students?

A: You can read more restraint and isolation here.

Q: Do school counselors have privileged communication with students?

A: Currently in the state of Tennessee, privileged communication is provided between client and social worker, licensed professional counselor, psychologist, clergy, marriage and family therapist, and psychiatrist. There is no mention specifically of school counselors in the law. Very few states honor privileged communication between student and school counselor.  Learn more here:

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